Saba Askari Jafar Abadi

Schulich Leader

University of Victoria

High School: Seycove Secondary

Nominated by Kerry Henderson

North Vancouver, BC

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
"I'm still here."
What is a little known fact about you?
I want to become a published writer one day.
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
I'm still here, simply put. Life has been irrevocably painful, but I haven't given up, and I will never, ever quit at anything. I think the world is so incredible and beautiful, and I cannot wait to make a name for myself in it. This passion - this fervour - that I have within me is why I think I will make a great Schulich Leader.

Media Mentions:

UVic welcomes 2017 Schulich Leader scholarship winners

Featured in UVic News

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Featured in North Vancouver School District